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Man set to be executed for killing of Texas college student

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - A Texas death row inmate is set to be executed for the abduction, rape and murder of a suburban Houston college student more than 20 years ago, even though...
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Small-batch winemaker raises the bar on texture

Small-batch winemaker raises the bar on texture

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Aperture Cellars winemaker Jesse Katz is “changing the way the world drinks.” That's what Wine Enthusiast editors gushed in a recent cover story praising Katz as one of the...
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Feast of St. Anthony turns 100 this weekend

Feast of St. Anthony turns 100 this weekend

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

August is feast season in the North End and this weekend is the biggest of them all - the feast of St. Anthony. It's a time of celebration for locals and visitors alike, but...
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Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are meeting in Beijing as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearization
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US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The top U.S. envoy on North Korea says Washington is ready to restart nuclear negotiations with North Korea
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Urban farm growing opportunities in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Nurturing the people-plant connection in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood. Since opening last year, the Farm on Ogden has been focused on three things: food...
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U.S. envoy Biegun turns down Russia post to focus on N.Korea denuclearisation

3 hours ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun said on Wednesday he will not take up
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Fennell's single leads Myrtle Beach to 6-2 win over Carolina

4 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Grant Fennell hit a run-scoring single in the first inning, leading the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 6-2 win over the Carolina Mudcats on Tuesday.
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NC 'must halt its implementation' of contract with new K-3 reading company

NC 'must halt its implementation' of contract with new K-3 reading company

5 hours ago   |   WRAL

North Carolina's new K-3 reading assessment company, Istation, "must halt its implementation" while the state Department of Information Technology reviews the contract. The...
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Eno the emu no longer on the run in North Carolina

Eno the emu no longer on the run in North Carolina

6 hours ago   |   WYFF

Officials in North Carolina have tracked down an emu who's been on the loose for several weeks, but he hasn't been captured.
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President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps and websites

Facebook is introducing a tool to help users see and manage the data that apps and websites collect on them and share with the social media website. Read more ...

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

The president said tariffs on China, whether or not they hurt the U.S. in the short term, are needed to address long-term problems abroad. Read more ...

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

The illegal micro apartments are windowless. Tenants are charged $600 per month. Read more ...

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

LOS ANGELES - Candace Parker had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double, Chelsea Gray added 17 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-71... Read more ...

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

An aide to Philadelphia's mayor said Ross failed to act on allegations of sexual, racial and gender harassment and discrimination in his department. Read more ...

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Three national fast-food chains are vying for American tastebuds in a social media feud over who has the best chicken sandwich. Read more ...

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

PHOENIX - Pinch-hitter Jake Lamb had a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 Tuesday night. Read more ...

'Hard Knocks' Episode 3 recap: Jon Gruden cool with Antonio Brown in heat of...

'Hard Knocks' Episode 3 recap: Jon Gruden cool with Antonio Brown in heat of Raiders camp

If you didn't watch the third episode of "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders" on Tuesday night, here is what you missed. Read more ...